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Civil rights movement

1954-1968

The Great Depression

1929-1939

Jim Crow laws

1896-1965

Plessy V. Fergusson

1896

The Rectonstruction era

1865-1877

The Emancipation Proclamation and the Battle of Gettysburg

1863

Secession War

1861-1865

Act prohibiting slave importation

1808

Segregation Timeline

What happened in America during segregation time ?

The Civil Rights Act

1964

First Black Child to go to an all-white school

1960

What did the civil rights movement change for the better ?

Civil rights movement

  • Worst economic crisis in history
  • Affected the entire world
Consequences :
  • slowing consumer demand
  • mounting consumer debt,
  • decreased industrial production
  • Crash of the U.S. stock market

The Great Depression

  • President Thomas Jefferson
→ Since the 1770s
  • Importation of slave : federal crime
→ American ships since 1704
  • The Domestic slave trade persisted
→ increased in importance→ smuggling of slave

March 3, 1807 → January 1, 1808 : as early as possible

Ban of the slave trade

  • July 1, 1863 - July 3, 1863
  • Robert E. Lee and George Meade
  • turned the course of the Civil War

Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863very limited/complicatedpart of the great documents of human freedom

Emancipation Proclamation

The battle of Gettysburg

As a result :

  • The Civil rights Act - 1964
  • Black people accepted in society - 1960

Goal : abolish legalized segregation. → show unfair Jim Crow Laws Nonviolent mass protests and civil desobedience → Montgomery Bus Boycott - +1 year → March from Selma to Montgomery - 87km

A social movement

Civil rights movement

Jim Crow laws

  • Enforced from 1896 to 1965
  • Legalization of segregation

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  • a US Supreme Court landmark
  • Jim Crow Laws -> did not violate the US Constitution
  • doctriine : "separate but equal"

PLESSY V. FERGUSSON

18 may 1896

The Supreme Court of the United State SCOTUS is the highest court in the federal judiciary of the US. They make all the final decisions dealing with constitutional or federal law.

Caricature : This is a caricature of the problem that led to this landmark : - Homer Plessy - dismiss the charges - a landmark to make de JCL constituntional was voted

Reconstruction era

  • 1865-1877
  • Rebuilding after the Civil War, reshape the post-slavery nation
  • Social progress for African American rights : end of slavery, grant of citizenship
  • Challenges: White resistance, economic chaos, political corruption

Causes : The Problem of slavery The problem of states rights The fighting :The confederate army attacked Sumter Fort General Lee surrendered to General Grant.620.000 people had been killed

Secession War

  • Signed by President Lyndon Johnson on July 2, 1964
  • Prohibited discrimination in public
  • Provided for the integration of schools
  • Made employment discrimination illegal
It was the most important civil rights legislation since Reconstruction

The civil rights act